2016-2017 Program Review
Political Science
 
I Instruction
A Assessment goals and outcomes for each degree program (reported separately)
B Input Data
 
B 1 Headcount, Person Years and FTE -- Overall and Devoted To Instruction
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2016-2017
2016-2017
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   14 13 14 167 681
Total Person-Years   12.3 11.4 11.7 135.2 574.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   7.4 6.6 6.8 73.8 275.1
Total FTE   16.4 15.2 15.6 180.3 766.0
FTE Devoted to Instruction   9.9 8.8 9.1 98.4 366.8
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   3 4 3 48 241
Total Person-Years   2.4 3.0 2.4 38.3 189.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.4 2.6 2.3 37.2 150.7
Total FTE   3.2 4.0 3.2 51.0 252.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   3.2 3.5 3.1 49.5 201.0
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount         22 201
Total Person-Years         17.5 167.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction         16.5 54.7
Total FTE         23.4 223.6
FTE Devoted to Instruction         21.9 73.0
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   2 5 8 124 672
Total Person-Years   0.5 1.0 1.5 26.2 123.9
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.5 0.9 1.5 25.0 118.0
Total FTE   0.7 1.3 2.0 34.9 165.2
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.7 1.2 2.0 33.3 157.4
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   12 15 12 246 1,203
Total Person-Years   3.3 3.1 3.5 70.1 333.0
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   3.3 3.0 3.5 58.5 205.7
Total FTE   4.4 4.2 4.7 93.4 444.0
FTE Devoted to Instruction   4.4 3.9 4.7 78.0 274.2
Other -- Total Headcount   1 3 3 55 337
Total Person-Years   0.0 0.3 0.3 3.7 35.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.0 0.3 0.3 1.6 16.8
Total FTE   0.0 0.5 0.4 4.9 47.0
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.0 0.4 0.4 2.2 22.4
Total Total Headcount   32 40 40 662 3,335
Total Person-Years   18.6 18.9 19.4 291.0 1,423.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   13.7 13.4 14.5 212.5 821.0
Total FTE   24.7 25.2 25.9 387.9 1,898.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   18.2 17.9 19.3 283.4 1,094.7

Source: Instruction and Research File
 
 
Report includes summer, fall and spring semester data
Faculty headcounts are unduplicated within year; faculty with appointments in multiple departments are counted in the department where they devoted most effort.
Adjuncts and Grad Assistants are counted in each department where they had an appointment.
Person-year= 1 person working full time for one year
1.00 FTE = .75 person-years



B 2 Instructional Faculty and Adjuncts By Gender and Ethnicity
Political Science

Instructional Faculty (Tenured, tenure-earning, & non-tenure-earning) Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2016-2017
2016-2017
American Indian/Alaskan Native Female          
Male         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       2 42
Male 1 1 1 3 97
Total 1 1 1 5 139
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       9 39
Male       5 24
Total       14 63
Hispanic Female       18 41
Male   1   4 30
Total   1   22 71
White (Not of Hispanic Origin)     0      
Female 5 4 5 93 318
Male 11 11 11 97 396
Total 16 15 16 190 714
Total     0      
Female 5 4 5 122 440
Male 12 13 12 109 548
Total 17 17 17 231 988

Source: Instruction and Research File
Instructional Faculty includes tenured, tenure-earning and non-tenure-earning faculty members who taught a course during the year.



B 2 Instructional Faculty and Adjuncts By Gender and Ethnicity
Political Science

Adjuncts Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2016-2017
2016-2017
American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Male         1
Total         2
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       1 12
Male         14
Total       1 26
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       2 39
Male       2 25
Total       4 64
Hispanic Female   1 1 16 48
Male       6 27
Total   1 1 22 75
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female   1 3 51 285
Male 2 3 4 46 219
Total 2 4 7 97 504
Non-Resident Alien Male         1
Total         1
Total Female   2 4 70 385
Male 2 3 4 54 287
Total 2 5 8 124 672

Source: Instruction and Research File



B 3 Average Course Section Size and Percent of Sections Taught By Faculty
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2016-2017
2016-2017
Course Level Type     104 108 117 1,895 5,337
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 3,920 4,084 4,278 56,292 203,020
  Avg Section Enrollment 37.7 37.8 36.6 29.7 38.0
Sections Faculty-Taught # 97 97 93 1,370 3,624
% 93.3 89.8 79.5 72.3 67.9
Lab Sections Offered #       23 878
  # Enrolled       396 16,292
  Avg Section Enrollment       17.2 18.6
Sections Faculty-Taught #       19 441
%       82.6 50.2
Discussion Sections Offered #       121 330
  # Enrolled       2,893 9,256
  Avg Section Enrollment       23.9 28.0
Sections Faculty-Taught #       101 254
%       83.5 77.0
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 23 28 24 500 1,362
  # Enrolled 48 114 291 3,488 8,784
  Avg Section Enrollment 2.1 4.1 12.1 7.0 6.4
Sections Faculty-Taught # 23 26 20 320 1,033
% 100.0 92.9 83.3 64.0 75.8
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 10 9 10 204 1,680
  # Enrolled 115 108 140 1,419 23,308
  Avg Section Enrollment 11.5 12.0 14.0 7.0 13.9
Sections Faculty-Taught # 10 9 10 198 1,400
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 97.1 83.3
Lab Sections Offered #       1 64
  # Enrolled       8 497
  Avg Section Enrollment       8.0 7.8
Sections Faculty-Taught #       1 44
%       100.0 68.8
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 8 5 3 318 1,900
  # Enrolled 9 7 4 483 3,995
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.1 1.4 1.3 1.5 2.1
Sections Faculty-Taught # 8 5 3 313 1,817
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 98.4 95.6

Source: Instruction and Research File and Student Data Course File
 
'Other Course Types' includes DIS, Thesis/Dissertation Research, Individual Performance Instruction, Internships, etc.
Sections taught by tenured, tenure-earning and non-tenure-earning faculty are counted as 'faculty-taught'



B 4 a Majors Enrolled By Level (Annual Headcount)
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Professional         259
Bachelors 517 514 513 4,492 28,830
Masters/Specialist 24 27 31 377 4,788
Doctoral       51 990
Unclassified         3,158
Total 541 541 544 4,920 38,025

Source: Student Data Course File
Note: For Annual Headcounts, each student is counted once whether enrolled in summer, fall or spring.
Students enrolled in more than one term during the year are included in the level of their latest term.



B 4 b Majors Enrolled (Annual Headcount) By Gender and Ethnicity
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Professional Asian or Pacific Islander Female         20
Male         19
Total         39
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         13
Male         5
Total         18
Hispanic Female         20
Male         12
Total         32
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         62
Male         98
Total         160
Not Reported Female         3
Male         7
Total         10
Total Female         118
Male         141
Total         259
Undergraduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female 2 3 1 27 119
Male       9 100
Total 2 3 1 36 219
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 7 9 13 125 905
Male 6 6 9 53 706
Total 13 15 22 178 1,611
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 48 50 55 542 3,937
Male 49 43 45 343 2,405
Total 97 93 100 885 6,342
Hispanic Female 65 76 76 787 4,489
Male 69 76 70 468 3,180
Total 134 152 146 1,255 7,669
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 104 94 83 1,184 6,348
Male 154 142 148 839 5,575
Total 258 236 231 2,023 11,923
Non-Resident Alien Female 7 5 4 49 395
Male 2 6 8 32 486
Total 9 11 12 81 881
Not Reported Female 3 2 0 21 97
Male 1 2 1 13 88
Total 4 4 1 34 185
Total Female 236 239 232 2,735 16,290
Male 281 275 281 1,757 12,540
Total 517 514 513 4,492 28,830
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       1 16
Male         9
Total       1 25
Asian or Pacific Islander Female     1 8 163
Male     1 3 123
Total     2 11 286
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female     1 22 712
Male 3 3 3 25 308
Total 3 3 4 47 1,020
Hispanic Female 2 1 2 46 617
Male 4 3 4 25 394
Total 6 4 6 71 1,011
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 8 7 7 150 1,690
Male 4 8 10 107 1,187
Total 12 15 17 257 2,877
Non-Resident Alien Female 3 4 1 24 243
Male   1 1 16 313
Total 3 5 2 40 556
Not Reported Female       1 2
Male         1
Total       1 3
Total Female 13 12 12 252 3,443
Male 11 15 19 176 2,335
Total 24 27 31 428 5,778
Unclassified American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         7
Male         3
Total         10
Asian or Pacific Islander Female         179
Male         155
Total         334
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         280
Male         171
Total         451
Hispanic Female         361
Male         253
Total         614
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         824
Male         686
Total         1,510
Non-Resident Alien Female         91
Male         126
Total         217
Not Reported Female         14
Male         8
Total         22
Total Female         1,756
Male         1,402
Total         3,158

Source: Student Data Course File
Note: For Annual Headcounts, each student is counted once whether enrolled in summer, fall or spring.
Students enrolled in more than one term during the year are included in the level of their latest term.



Productivity Data
 
C 1 Annualized State-Fundable FTE Produced By Level
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Undergraduate Total   294.5 302.3 319.4 4,253.5 15,813.5
             
Graduate Total   11.5 10.8 13.4 174.3 1,930.1
Grad I   11.4 10.7 13.4 154.0 1,531.5
Grad II   0.1 0.1   20.3 398.7
             
Classroom   11.5 10.8 13.4 157.9 1,801.8
Thesis-Dissertation         16.3 128.4
             
Grand Total   306.0 313.1 332.8 4,427.7 17,743.7

Source: Student Data Course File
Based On State-Fundable Credit Hours
Note: Grad I and Grad II groups will sum to Graduate Total; Classroom and Thesis-Dissertation will sum to Graduate Total.



C 2 Annualized State-Fundable FTE Produced In/Out Of Department or College
Political Science

  Courses offered by:
Political Science College of Arts
& Letters
University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 8.0 10.3 12.6 233.3 766.4
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 10.2 13.4 14.1 450.0 1,910.4
Majors outside the college 81.6 90.7 105.2 1,975.9 4,256.8
Total 99.8 114.5 131.9 2,659.2 6,933.5
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 125.8 126.7 121.5 927.7 5,300.4
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 26.4 25.6 33.3 314.7 2,435.9
Majors outside the college 42.4 35.6 32.7 351.9 1,143.7
Total 194.7 187.9 187.5 1,594.3 8,880.0
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 10.2 9.9 12.5 156.3 1,594.9
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 0.8 0.4 0.3 7.5 193.2
Majors outside the college 0.6 0.5 0.7 10.5 142.0
Total 11.5 10.8 13.4 174.3 1,930.1
Total FTE produced by students who are: 144.1 147.0 146.6 1,317.3 7,661.7
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 37.4 39.4 47.7 772.2 4,539.5
Majors outside the college 124.5 126.7 138.5 2,338.2 5,542.5
Total 306.0 313.1 332.8 4,427.7 17,743.7

Source: Student Data Course File
Based On State-Fundable Credit Hours



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
  Degrees awarded with a:         269.0
Associates Single major
All         269.0
Bachelors Degrees awarded with a: 130.0 112.0 112.0 1,042.0 5,553.0
Single major
Double or triple major 8.0 9.0 6.5 30.5 141.0
All 138.0 121.0 118.5 1,072.5 5,694.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 11.0 10.0 9.0 112.0 1,468.0
Single major
Double or triple major         2.0
All 11.0 10.0 9.0 112.0 1,470.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         18.0
Single major
All         18.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a:       6.0 138.0
Single major
All       6.0 138.0
First Professional Degrees awarded with a:         62.0
Single major
All         62.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 141.0 122.0 121.0 1,160.0 7,508.0
Single major
Double or triple major 8.0 9.0 6.5 30.5 143.0
All 149.0 131.0 127.5 1,190.5 7,651.0

Source: Student Data Course File
Note: Degrees awarded with multiple majors may result in fractional degree totals for some groups.
A degree awarded with a single major contributes 1 degree, a double major contributes 1/2 degree in each major,
and a triple major contributes 1/3 degree in each major to the degree totals.



Efficiency Data
 
D 1 B Annualized Student FTE Produced Per FACULTY Instructional Person-Year (Student Faculty Ratio)
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Undergraduate   29.8 32.8 35.0 38.3 37.1
Graduate   1.2 1.2 1.5 1.6 4.5
Total   31.0 33.9 36.4 39.9 41.7

Source: Instruction and Research File and Student Data Course File
Includes Instructional Person-Years from Tenured, Tenure-earning and Non-tenure-earning faculty only
Annualized FTE (C 1) produced for each person-year devoted to instruction (B 1 department total).



D 2 Degrees Awarded Per FACULTY Instructional Person Year
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.6
Bachelors 14.0 13.1 13.0 9.7 13.4
Masters 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 3.5
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.0
Doctorate 0 0 0 0.1 0.3
First Professional 0 0 0 0 0.1
Total 15.1 14.2 14.0 10.7 18.0

Source: Instruction and Research File and Student Data Course File
Includes Instructional Person-Years from Tenured, Tenure-earning and Non-tenure-earning faculty only
Number of Degrees (C 3) produced for each Faculty person-year devoted to instruction (B 1 tenured, tenure-earning and non-tenure-earning faculty).



Effectiveness Data
 
E 1 Rating Instructor's Overall Teaching Effectiveness (item 6) from Student Perception of Teaching (SPOT)
Political Science

Scale: 1=Excellent 5=Poor 6. Rate your instructor"s overall teaching effectiveness in this course
Political Science College Total University Total
Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017
Undergraduate # Sections   13 48 43 228 934 791 925 2,655 2,450
Mean Rating   1.5 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.6
Graduate # Sections   1 5 4 4 81 69 202 514 495
Mean Rating   1.2 1.3 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.6 1.6
Total # Sections   14 53 47 232 1,015 860 1,127 3,169 2,945
Mean Rating   1.5 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.6

Source: Student Perception of Teaching Results, Summer 2016 to Spring 2017



II. Research, Creative & Scholarly Activities
A Assessment Goals and Outcomes for Research (reported separately)
B 1 Faculty Person Years and FTE Devoted to Research
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2016-2017
2016-2017
Departmental Research . -- Person-Years           1.8
FTE           2.4
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   2.9 2.5 3.0 37.5 146.8
FTE   3.9 3.3 4.0 50.0 195.8
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years           3.9
FTE           5.2
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           4.7
FTE           6.2
Total Person-Years   2.9 2.5 3.0 37.5 157.2
FTE   3.9 3.3 4.0 50.0 209.6
Sponsored Research . -- Person-Years         0.0 48.5
FTE         0.0 64.7
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.2 0.1 0.1 0.9 17.2
FTE   0.3 0.1 0.1 1.1 23.0
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.0 3.0
FTE         0.0 4.0
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           30.9
FTE           41.2
Total Person-Years   0.2 0.1 0.1 0.9 99.6
FTE   0.3 0.1 0.1 1.2 132.8

Source: Instruction and Research File
'Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan' includes Scholar/Scientist/Engineer (all ranks), Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoctoral Assoc
 
Includes summer, fall and spring semester data
Person-year= 1 person working full time for one year
1.00 FTE = .75 person-years



C 1-9 Research/Scholarly Productivity
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 4 0 2 19 115
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 18 11 13 141 1,485
3. All other publications # 12 6 9 199 714
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 44 25 28 264 1,862
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 249 285
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 0 0 0 0 0

Sources: College Dean's Office and Division of Research (Grant Proposals Submitted & Sponsored Research & Program Expenditures)
 
Note: Grant Proposals Submitted includes proposals administered by the Division of Research only. This number does not include funding proposals administered by the FAU Foundation
University Total Grant Proposals Submitted excludes proposals submitted by units outside the University's Colleges (e.g., IRM, Library).



D 1-9 Efficiency Data
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.3 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   1.3 0.8 0.9 0.8 2.2
3. All other publications per faculty member   0.9 0.5 0.6 1.2 1.0
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   3.1 1.9 2.0 1.6 2.7
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.4
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Scholarly output(Section II, C 1-9) per tenured and tenure earning faculty member (Section I B 1)



III. Service
A Assessment Goals and Outcomes for Service (reported separately)
B 1-3 Service Productivity
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 47 32 28 538 3,237
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 12 7 6 221 1,313
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 11 8 15 90 695

Source: College Dean's Offices



C 1-3 Efficiency Data
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees per faculty member   3.4 2.5 2.0 3.2 4.8
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   0.9 0.5 0.4 1.3 1.9
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   0.8 0.6 1.1 0.5 1.0

Faculty committee memberships and faculty serving as editors or referees (Section III B 1-3) per tenured and tenure earning faculty member (Section I B 1)